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Audit Manager with German

Location:  Wrocław
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  09-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  142689

Audit Manager with German


Let us introduce you the job offer by EY GDS Poland - a member of the global integrated service delivery center networt by EY.


The opportunity


We’re looking for individuals who are qualified accountants with excellent leadership skills. In this position, you will have an excellent opportunity to work virtually or directly with the engagement teams across the Europe and develop international accounting and assurance principles.


Your key responsibilities


  • Support a portfolio of engagements by leading a team of Assistant Managers, Seniors, and Associates.
  • Ensure the team delivers timely and high-quality work, as per EY methodology and in line with the engagement team’s expectations.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of EY methodology in service delivery and supporting various quality projects, such as pre-issuance reviews, assurance quality reviews, efficiency projects, and others.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with key engagement team counterparts, such as Assurance executives based in the Americas or Europe.
  • Develop an understanding of EY Risk Management procedures and ensure that these are embedded in to the engagement team’s work.
  • Work closely with the engagement team to transition new engagements and services to GDS Assurance while maintaining the highest levels of quality of service.
  • Proactively discuss workflow management with the engagement teams, allocate resources to the assigned work, and monitor performance against standards. Monitor utilization for one’s team, budget to actuals, and other operational matters.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, competence, and clarity of communication when dealing with GDS and engagement teams.
  • Establish expectations regarding value to be delivered to the respective aligned GDS or engagement teams.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the scope of work for GDS Assurance.
  • Standardize assurance processes along with leveraging best practices across one’s aligned engagements or beyond.
  • Help team members grow by encouraging them to contribute to the team actively.
  • Lead by example, delegate work successfully, and develop and maintain high-performing teams.
  • Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback and training.
  • Use technology and tools to learn continually, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery.
  • Contribute to technical and soft skills training to continually develop the team’s skills.
  • Actively participate in organizational initiatives, such as recruitment, diversity and inclusiveness, training, and others.


Skills and attributes for success


  • Expert knowledge of accounting and assurance standards.
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP or US GAAP and International assurance standards is an added advantage.
  • Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation, and presentation skills.
  • Project management, leadership, coaching, counseling, and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to spread positive work culture, teaming, and live EY values.
  • The ability to quickly form strong working relationships with colleagues in global teams.


To qualify for the role, you must have


  • 7-8+ years of experience in Finance, Assurance, Audit. 
  • Experience in either:
    • Mid-or top-tier accounting firm focused on external or Assurance reviews/matters.
    • MNC or larger Polish companies, preferably within a Shared Service Environment.
    • Big 4 Firms – Polish & Global practice.
  • Experience in people management. 
  • Proficiency in MS – Office Package. 
  • Interest in business and commerciality.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. 
  • Fluent knowledge of both English and German language. 


What we look for


  • A Team of people with commercial acumen, technical experience and enthusiasm to learn new things in this fast-moving environment.
  • An opportunity to be a part of a market-leading, multi-disciplinary team in the only integrated global assurance business worldwide.
  • Opportunities to work with EY GDS Assurance practices globally with leading businesses across a range of industries.


What we offer


EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


About EY

EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 

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